Star Gazing: 7.30.12

Star Gazing: 7.30.12
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 29, 2012

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Melanie Fiona attends the 13th Annual Russell Simmons Art for Life Gala in East Hampton, New York.

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Solange Knowles attends INC International Concepts Unveils Camila Alves As Brand Ambassador party in New York City.

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Vanessa Williams arrives to the Disney ABC Television Group’s 2012 ‘TCA Summer Press Tour’ in Beverly Hills.

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Taraji P. Henson attends the 2012 Summer TCA Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Michelle Williams poses for a photo at the BET Studios in Washington, DC.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hugs LeBron James after USA defeated France in a preliminary men’s basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Joan Smalls attends the private opening of OMEGA House, OMEGA’s official residence during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Gayle King attends the 2012 Summer TCA event in Beverly Hills.

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Tyra Banks attends the 2012 Summer TCA event in Beverly Hills.

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Nia Long attends a Dannijo And Tucker Tea VIP Party in Beverly Hills.

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Sanaa Lathan attends a Dannijo And Tucker Tea VIP Party in Beverly Hills.

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Regina Hall attends a Dannijo And Tucker Tea VIP Party in Beverly Hills.

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Tanika Ray attends the 2012 Summer TCA event in Beverly Hills.

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Don Cheadle hosts a kickoff event for the National Day of Action in North Carolina.

15 of 22 Obama for America campaign

Lynn Whitfield firing up OFA supporters in Lauderhill, FL.

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Octavia Spencer greets patrons at Heads Up Barbershop in Charlotte.

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Alfre Woodard firing up supporters in Richmond, Virginia.

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Donald Faison and Zach Braff register voters and fire up supporters in Las Vegas.

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Elise Neal attends Jimmie Maggette’s birthday celebration hosted by Nas in Hollywood.

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Aisha Tyler attends the 2012 Summer TCA event in Beverly Hills.

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Patti LaBelle performs during the Summer Music Festival at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.

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Danny Simmons, Angela Simmons, Ming Lee Simmons, Miley Simmons, Russell Simmons, Russy Simmons, Justine Simmons and Joseph ‘Rev Run’ Simmons attend the 13th Annual Russell Simmons Rush Art for Life gala in East Hampton, New York.